House of Siam will close its Tremont location this weekend

The Thai restaurant's last day is Saturday.

Closed sign
House of Siam on Tremont Street will close on Oct. 17. –Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP

An award-winning Thai restaurant in the South End will close one of its locations this weekend.

According to an employee, House of Siam, which has outposts on Tremont Street and Columbus Avenue, will shutter its Tremont Street location on Saturday. The employee declined to elaborate on why the restaurant is shutting down.

House of Siam at 542 Columbus Ave. will remain open, and currently offers delivery and takeout.

Owner Banjong Yuvayongdee — more commonly known to the Boston community as Joe Thailand — opened the Columbus Avenue original in 1998, then debuted the Tremont Street outpost a half-mile away in 2008. Yuvayongdee passed away in November 2019.


The restaurant, which has won multiple “Best of Boston” awards, offers a lengthy menu of classic Thai cuisine, including larb gai, papaya salad, goong rad pikand (sautéed shrimp in garlic chili tamarind sauce), pla rad pik (deep fried fish), and an assortment of curries. To visit House of Siam’s Tremont Street location one last time, head to 592 Tremont St. Online orders are also accepted.

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